McLaren Automotive Limited Executive and Director Biographies
Mike Flewitt joined McLaren as Chief Operating Officer in June 2012 and became a Chief Executive Officer in July 2013. At the time of joining, the position was a new and strategic addition to the executive team and came as the company embarked on a new period of growth. Mike's current role as a CEO include the development, manufacture and global distribution of a range of current and future McLaren sports cars, including the McLaren 12C and McLaren P1™.
Prior to joining McLaren, Mike was Vice President, Manufacturing, Ford of Europe, and Corporate Officer, Ford Motor Company – positions that culminated nine years with the company. Before joining Ford, he held senior manufacturing and operations roles at TWR Group Limited, AutoNova AB and Rolls-Royce and Bentley Motor Cars Limited.
He qualified in Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering in 1987 and completed a post-graduate qualification in Management and Project Management at Salford University in 1996.
Jolyon joined McLaren in July 2014 and in his role reports directly to McLaren Automotive CEO, Mike Flewitt. For the past five years, Jolyon has been Director, Sales & Marketing for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and has also held senior Sales and Marketing roles at BMW and the Volkswagen Group, as well as one of the largest vehicle importers in South Africa. Jolyon studied in London and the University of Michigan. In his spare time, he enjoys trail running, driving and classic cars.